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PhD positions in Mathematics at the University of Münster

created by zeppieri1 on 23 Apr 2019

Deadline: 15 may 2019

The Mathematics Münster Graduate School within the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry - Structure offers several

PhD positions (75% position, salary level E13 TV-L)

in all fields of mathematics related to the cluster. The duration of these positions is 3 years. The expected starting date is no later than October 2019. Generally, there are no teaching obligations but such opportunities are provided if desired by the candidates. The main selection criterion is scientific excellence.

Your application should contain a cover letter, your CV, diplomas of your academic degrees (bachelor, master or Diploma) and transcripts of the courses taken, including marks or grades, as well as proof of your proficiency in English and German. Moreover, you have to choose one or two of the Research Areas as well as at least two potential local supervisors listed as investigators of Mathematics Münster. Applicants are requested to include examples of their academic work, if applicable. Please arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be submitted within the deadline.

In the Ada Lovelace PhD-Programme of Mathematics Münster an

Ada Lovelace (add-on) PhD position (25% position, salary level E13 TV-L, to be combined with a 75% PhD position)

is offered for exceptionally strong candidates of the PhD programme of Mathematics Münster and has to be combined with a 75% PhD position. The Ada Lovelace PhD position is to contribute to gender equality within the mathematical sciences. This might for example be documented by an appropriate gender equality concept.

Your application should contain a cover letter, your CV, diplomas of your academic degrees and transcripts of courses taken, including marks or grades. Applicants are requested to include examples of their academic work, if applicable. Please arrange for a supporting statement from at least one of the investigators of Mathematics Münster to be submitted within the deadline.

Applications for the Ada Lovelace PhD position and for a 75% PhD position may be combined; you may also apply for the Ada Lovelace position if you already hold a 75% PhD position and are a member of Mathematics Münster.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.

Please apply using our online application form with further instructions.

If you have any questions, please contact mm.applications@uni-muenster.de.

The evaluation for the current application round will start on 15 May 2019.

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